Deep-sea cephalopods    
Cephalopod Behavior & Ecology
   
 
 

I developed these animations to explain my research and teach deep-sea ecology. Click an image to play.

All animations copyright Stephanie L Bush

 

Light incident on a red object in shallow vs. deep water


 

Counter-illumination in deep-sea fish


 

Simultaneous flashing of the arm-tip photophores

in the deep-sea squid Octopoteuthis deletron


 

Asynchronous flashing of the arm-tip photophores

in the deep-sesa squid Octopoteuthis deletron